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Foo Fighters -- "Concrete and Gold" -- 9/15/17

Old 06-01-17, 07:18 AM
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Old 06-01-17, 08:26 AM
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re: Foo Fighters -- "Concrete and Gold" -- 9/15/17

Just saw them in Napa, and they said they recorded an entire album secretly...... hope it is true!
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Didn't like that song or video much.
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Song is alright. Not sure if I'd say it's one of their most memorable singles but it's decent. A new album would be cool. It took a while for Sonic Highways to grow on me but I like it quite a bit. I think Wasting Light was overall a stronger album though.
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I liked both Wasting Light and Sonic Highways. New single didn't impress me on the first listen, but may grow on me. Either way, glad to see they have a new album coming out.
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As someone who hasn't really cared for the Foos since There Is Nothing Left to Lose, I actually didn't think this was too bad.
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I liked it. Video kinda reminded me of Seether's Same Damn Life video, but Seether's video is played more for humor.
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I really do not care for the song. But I hated White Limo too the first time I heard it and it grew on me. Maybe this one will too. I would love to hear a full new album.
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re: Foo Fighters -- "Concrete and Gold" -- 9/15/17

They still have that generic sound to them - I guess a lot of people like that sort of thing. I did love how heavy it got...a few times throughout.
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They still have that generic sound to them - I guess a lot of people like that sort of thing. I did love how heavy it got...a few times throughout.
I disagree that their sound is generic. Maybe what you mean is that their sound is very distinctive - as in you know its a Foo song even when you never heard it before.

I feel like the song is too long, however.
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Yeah, I don't really think the Foos are generic sounding but they do have a distinctive style to a lot of their songs. Agree that the new song is a tad too long.

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As someone who hasn't really cared for the Foos since There Is Nothing Left to Lose, I actually didn't think this was too bad.
I actually think they've gotten better as time has gone by. The only album by them I don't listen to a lot is One By One. Just seems like their most forgettable album to me but I like all their output pretty much.
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Yeah, I don't really think the Foos are generic sounding but they do have a distinctive style to a lot of their songs. Agree that the new song is a tad too long.


I actually think they've gotten better as time has gone by.
I'd be in the camp that they've gotten more generic and overproduced as time has gone on. Their first three albums are their best.
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Foo Fighters have announced the release of their new album. Entitled Concrete and Gold, the 11-track effort is due for release on September 15th through Roswell Records/RCA Records. It’s the band’s ninth album to date following 2014’s Sonic Highways.



Concrete and Gold Tracklist:
01. T-Shirt
02. Run
03. Make It Right
04. The Sky Is A Neighborhood
05. La Dee Da
06. Dirty Water
70. Arrows
08. Happy Ever After (Zero Hour)
09. Sunday Rain
10. The Line
11. Concrete and Gold
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Awesome. They're also going to be fairly close to me on their tour so I'm going to try to see them for a third time.
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Last time I saw the Foos they opened for RHCP and stole the show. May check them out on this tour.
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They were great both times I saw them. The second time I saw them was when Grohl had a broken leg and was using the "throne" and he was still full of energy. If I can get tickets I'm definitely going to try and see them again.
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Last time I saw the Foos they opened for RHCP and stole the show. May check them out on this tour.

Foo Fighters 2017 Tour Dates

October 14 - Richmond, VA @ Richmond Coliseum
October 15 - Greensboro, NC @ Greensboro Coliseum
October 17 - Columbia, SC @ Colonial Life Arena
October 18 - Knoxville, TN @ Thompson-Boling Arena
October 20 - Cincinnati, OH @ U.S. Bank Arena
October 21 - Lexington, KY @ Rupp Arena
October 23 - Nashville, TN @ Bridgestone Arena
October 24 - Memphis,TN @ FedExForum
October 26 - Birmingham, AL @ Legacy Arena at The BJCC
November 7 - Madison, WI @ Kohl Center
November 8 - Champaign, IL @ State Farm Arena
November 10 - Des Moines, IA @ Wells Fargo Arena
November 11 - Sioux Falls, SD @ Denny Sanford PREMIER Center
November 13 - Wichita, KS @ INTRUST Bank Arena
November 15 - Tulsa, OK @ BOK Center
December 1 - Fresno, CA @ Save Mart Center
December 2 - Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center
December 4 - Spokane, WA @ Spokane Arena
December 5 - Eugene, OR @ Matthew Knight Arena
December 7 - Nampa ID @ Ford Idaho Center
December 9 - Billings MT @ Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark
December 10 - Casper WY @ Casper Events Center
December 12 - Salt Lake City UT @ Vivint Smart Home Arena

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That can't be all the dates, right? Nobody tours in Billings, Sioux Falls, Casper and Fresno but not NYC, Chicago, L.A. or Houston unless they can't get bigger gigs.
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They said more dates are coming. I'm sure this is just the first leg of the tour. Frankly I think it's cool that they're going to some uncommon places. The bigger cities get more than their share of shows.
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Really don't care for the studio version but the Live from 606 for BBC1 Radio is absolutely killer. Too bad it doesn't carry over to the record.
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Really don't care for the studio version but the Live from 606 for BBC1 Radio is absolutely killer. Too bad it doesn't carry over to the record.
Haven't even heard the BBC1 live performance yet. But yeah, I could see that. I didn't care for this studio version at all. It's not bad, but it's not a particularly good either. Sounds more like a B-side than a single. Can't wait to hear them play this live when I see them in October!
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Originally Posted by Daytripper View Post
Haven't even heard the BBC1 live performance yet. But yeah, I could see that. I didn't care for this studio version at all. It's not bad, but it's not a particularly good either. Sounds more like a B-side than a single. Can't wait to hear them play this live when I see them in October!
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Re: Foo Fighters -- "Concrete and Gold" -- 9/15/17

Listened to the new album for a quick bit today ...meh. Not their best, but also not their worst. I think they're way past their prime, and unless they shake things up, they're just gonna coast like all aging rock acts do.
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Re: Foo Fighters -- "Concrete and Gold" -- 9/15/17

It is taking me a few listens to really get into this, so my initial response is that I am slightly disappointed. Not what I was hoping for - I'm all for experimentation and I love the harmonies etc, but the lyrics, energy and hooks seem to be severely lacking. I love the first 5 tracks but then the others kind of bleed together for me - with Sunday Rain standing out just because it's Taylor on lead vocals. I hope it'll grow on me more. Foo Fighters may be 'past their prime' but I wouldn't say WAY past - Wasting Light was only 2 records ago and easily ranks in the upper tier of their catalogue IMO.
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